02nd - 04th November 2018 Nagpur, India
  • Technical Programme for UMI, 2018

      UMI 2018 – Program Outline

      Theme – Green Urban Mobility

      2nd to 4th November, 2018 at Nagpur

      Day 1 -  02.11.2018

      09:00 – 11:00

      Registration

      10:30 – 11:10

      Reception of Chief Guest

      11:00 – 11:30

      Inauguration of the Exhibition

      (Central Lawn)

      11:30 – 13:00

      Inaugural Session

      (Central Lawn)

      ·         Welcome Address by Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

      ·         Address by Mr Dinesh Kumar Jain, Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra

      ·         Remarks by Ambassador of France

      ·         Remarks by Ambassador of Germany

      ·         Address by Mr Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

      ·         Key Note Address by Mr Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the Government of India

      ·         Launch of Hackathon by Mr Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra, Presiding Over the Session

      ·         Inaugural Address by Mr Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra, Presiding Over the Session

      ·         Vote of Thanks by Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro

      13:00 -14:30

      Inaugural Lunch (Parking Area)

      14:30 – 16:00

      Special Session – Redefining Public Transport (Panel Discussion)

      (Hall - Laburnm)

      Chairperson - Mr Dinesh Kumar Jain, Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra

      Co- Chair - Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

      Presenter - Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, World Resource Institute (WRI)

      Moderator -  Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro

      Panellist

      ·         Mr Mangu Singh, Managing Director, Delhi Metro rail Corporation

      ·         Mr Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary (Transport), Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

      ·         Prof. Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      ·         Mr Prasanna Patwardhan, Managing Director, Prasanna Purple

      ·         Mr. Vishwas Singh, Vice President - Government Affairs & Policy Advocacy, Shuttle

      ·         Mr Anand Shah, Senior Vice President, Ola

      ·         Mr Pradeep Parameswaran, President, Uber India & South Asia (TBC)

      ·         Ms Elly Sinaga, Former Director General, Greater Jakarata Transport Authority (supported by GIZ)

      ·         Ms Karine de Fremont, Head of Urban Transitions Department, AFD Paris (supported by AFD)

      ·         Mr Christian Vosseler, Project Manager, Urban Mobility, KfW (supported by KFW)

      ·         Mr Ajai Mathur, managing Director & CEO

      ·         Mr Mohit Dubey, CEO, Chalo

      ·         Principal Secretary (UD/ Tpt)

      ·         Mayors

      Technical Session 1 – Public Transport Options for Small and Medium Cities

      (Hall - Mimosa)

      Chairperson – Dr M. Ramachandran, Former Secretary, MoHUA

      Co- Chair - Mr Sanjay Murthy, Additional Secretary, MoHUA (TBC)

      ·         Cluster Bus Service, Madhya Pradesh - Mr Vikas Mishra, Additional Commissioner, Urban Development Department 

      ·         Mr Arnaud Dauphin, Senior Transport Specialist, AFD Paris

      ·         Light Rail Transit Project, Rio de Janerio – Ms Anie Amicci, Urban Mobility Department, The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) (supported by KFW)

      ·         Mr. Clayton Lane, Business Development Director, WhereIsMyTransport

      ·         Designing Transport Services as per End User Expectation : A case of City bus system - Dr. Praful Gharpure, Architect – Urban Planner, Tata Consultancy Services, Nagpur (Paper submitted)

       

      Technical Session 2 – Low Carbon Transit Systems

      (Hall - Tamarind)

      Chairperson – Mr V.K. Singh, Managing Director, National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)

      ·         High Speed Railway and its Station Area Development for Smooth Transfer with Urban Transit Systems – Mr Seiichiro AKIMURA, General Manager, Japan International Consultants for Transportation, Co., Ltd (sponsored)

      ·         Electric bus Mobility: BRTS, Ahmedabad, India Efforts – Mr Dhiraj Santdasani (Paper submitted)

      ·         Effective Street Management towards Sustainable Mobility, Ahmedabad - Shri J. S. Prajapati, Deputy Municipal Commissioner, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (TBC)

      ·         Ranbir Saran Das, Chairman and Managing Director- Fairwood Group

      ·         Experimental Performance of 4-Stroke Single Cylinder SI Engine Operating on Gasoline-Alcohol Fuel Blends – Mr S.V. Sarode, Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT, Nagpur

      Round Table 1 – Women in Public Transport (Supported by UITP)

      (Hall - Arjunna)

      Moderator – Jerome Pourbaix, Director Regional Services & Offices, UITP Brussels

      Panelists

      ·         Mr Shomik Raj Mehndiratta, Practice Manager Transport, South Asia Region, World Bank

      ·         UN Women

      ·         Ms Kalpana Viswanath, Founder and CEO, Safetipin

      ·         Ms Andrea Soehnchen, Business Development Manager, UITP Brussels

      Hackathon

      ·         Introduction to the challenge by GIZ

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      16:00 – 16:30

      Tea Break (Parking Area)

      16:30 – 18:00

      Plenary Session 1 – Future of Mobility – Moving Towards a Shared, Connected & Electric Future (Panel Discussion)

      (Hall – Banyan)

      Chairperson & Moderator - Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI

      Presenter – WRI/ IUT

      Panelist

      ·         Mr. Martin Schmied, Head of Division, Transport, Noise Pollution and Spatial Development Umweltbundesamt (supported by GIZ

      ·         Mr. Vipul Toprani, Senior Consultant: Business Development & Innovation, InnoZ, Berlin, Germany (supported by GIZ)

      ·         Mr Anand Shah, Senior Vice President, Ola

      ·         Mr Shomik Mehndiratta, Practice Manager Transport, World Bank

      ·         From Sao Paulo (TBC)

      Hackathon

      ·         Presentation/Mentoring Session 1 by GIZ

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      Day 2 – 03.11.2018

      09:30 – 11:00

      Research Symposium 1 – Public Transport Planning

      (Hall – Mimosa)

      Chairperson -  Dr. Vinay Maitri, Professor, School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi

      ·         Mr Dennis Jose, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      ·         Ms Tiyali Bose, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

      ·         Ms Madhusree Bhattacharjee,  School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi

      ·         Ms Anupama Warrier, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      Research Symposium 2 - Mobility & Environment

      (Hall – Tamarind)

      Chairperson -  Dr Sewa Ram, Professor, School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi

      ·         Mr Kushagra Sinha, School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi

      ·         Mr Subodh Shukla, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

      ·         Ms Priyangi Panchal, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      ·         Mr Madhur Kukreja, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

      Round Table 2 – Finalization of Specification for LRT & Review of Rolling Stock Specifications (By Invitation Only)

      (Hall - Laburnum)

       

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      Hackathon

      ·         Presentation/Mentoring Session 2 by GIZ

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      11:00 – 11:30

      Tea Break (Central Lawn)

      11:30 – 13:00

      Technical  Session 3 – Alternate Technologies in Urban Mobility

      (Hall – Mimosa)

      Chairperson -  Mr B.I. Singal, Former Managing Director RITES & Former Director General, IUT

      ·         Electric Buses in Indian Cities as Public Transport Dr Pawan Kumar,  Associate TCP, Town and Country Planning Organization (TCPO), MoHUA

      ·         Mr Shomik Mehndiratta, Practice Manager Transport, World Bank

      ·         Heavy LRT -  Mr Robert Valcovic, KFW

      ·         Developing Light Rail Transit (LRT)/Trams – Mr Arnaud Dauphin, Senior Transport Specialist, AFD Paris

      ·         Award of “Mobilize Your City Certificates” to Ahmedabad & Nagpur by AFD

      Technical Session 4 – Electric Buses

      (Hall – Tamarind)

      Chairperson – Mr Atul Agarwal, World Bank (TBC)

      ·         Building Charging Infrastructure for e-buses – Mr Thoralf Knote, Head of Department, Fraunhofer Institute of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI (Supported by UITP) (TBC)

      ·         ZeEUS Project – Learning from European Cities –Jerome Pourbaix, Director Regional Services & Offices, UITP Brussels (Supported by UITP)

      ·         Introduction of Electric Buses – a Case Study of Barcelona - Mr Josep Maria Armengol Villa, Director of Engineering and Telecommunications Workshop - Technical Department Coordinator, TMB Barcelona (Supported by UITP) (TBC)

      ·         Himachal Experience – Mr Anand Swaroop, Group COO, Goldstone

      ·         Ahmedabad Experience- Prof. Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      Round Table 4 - Making the Metro Successful

      (Hall – Laburnum)

      Chairperson –Mr Mangu Singh, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

      Co-Chair – Mr I.P. Gautam, Vice Chairman & MD, Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad Company Ltd.

      Presenter – TBC

      Moderator – Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro

      ·         Mr Rohit Kumar Singh, CMD, Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (TBC)

      ·         Mr A.P.M. Mohammed Hanish, Managing Director, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd.

      ·         Mr Parashuram Singh, Managing Director, Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (TBC)

      ·         Mr K.V.B. Reddy, Managing Director, L&T Metro Rail, Hyderabad

      ·         Mr Saurabh Rao, Municipal Commissioner, Pune Municipal Corporation (TBC)

      ·         Mr Virendra Singh, Municipal Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (TBC)

      ·         Mr V.K. Singh, Managing Director, National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)

      Round Table 5 – Learnings from the Sustainable  Urban transport  Project, India (Supported by PMU, SUTP)

      (Hall – Arjuna)

      Chairperson -

      Co-chair  - Mr I.C. Sharma, national Project Manager, Sustainable Urban Transport Project, India

      Moderator: Mr Sudesh Kumar, Team Leader, PMU, SUTP & Ms Rana Amani, Transport Specialist

      Hackathon

      ·         Participants continue to ideate

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      13:00 -   14:30

      Lunch (Central Lawn)

      14:30 – 16:00

      Technical Session 5 –  Deployment of Digital Technology in Public Transport

      (Hall – Mimosa)

      Chairperson - Dr P.M. Padola, Director, VNIT, Nagpur

      ·         Mr Christoph Tobitsch, Delivery Lead, Upstream – Next Level Mobility GmbH (supported by GIZ)

      ·         Mr. Richard Ortega, Innovation and Technology Projects Specialist, Smart Cities Unit, Planning and Development Coordination, Under Secretary of Transport, Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications, Government of Chile (supported by GIZ)

      ·         National Common Mobility Card – Mr Nalin Bansal, VP, RuPay Contactless and New Business, National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI)

      ·         Mr Nikhil Aggarwal, Co-founder & COO, Chalo

      ·         BIM Implementation in Metro Rai Systems in India – Prof, Ashwin Mahalingam, IIT  Madras

      ·         Intelligent Transit Management System and Automatic Fare Collection System, Surat – Dr Rajesh J Pandya, Deputy Municipal Commissioner & GMT (Transit – SSCDL), BRTS Project, Surat Municipal Corporation

      Technical Session 6 – Urban Transport and Climate Change

      (Hall – Tamarind)

      Chairperson – Mr S.K. Lohia, CEO, Indian Railways Station Development Corporation

      ·         GHG Emissions, Transport Policy -  Mr. Daniel Bongardt, Senior Advisor, Transport and Climate Change, GIZ (Supported By GIZ)

      ·         Dr Rakesh Kumar, Director, CSIR– National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) & Mr Hemant Berwani, NEERI 

      ·         Green Bonds – Dr Rohini Balasubramaniam, Consultant

      ·         Ms Nupur Gupta, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank

      ·         Ms Usha Rao, Regional  Technical Specialist, UNDP

      Round Table 6 – From Plans to Proposals (Supported by GIZ)

      (Hall – Laburnum)

      Chairperson: Ms. Janaki, IAS, Dy. Secretary (Urban Transport), Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India

      Moderators

      ·         Ms. Shreya Gadepalli, South Asia Programme Lead, ITDP

      ·         Ms. Sarah Habersack, Project Manager SMART-SUT, GIZ

      Round Table 7 – Roadmap for Electrifying IPT in Indian Cities (Supported by ICLEI)  

      (Hall – Arjuna)

      Chairperson: Siddharth Sihag, IAS , Commissioner, Udaipur Municipal Corporation (TBC)

      Co-Chair:  Ramnath Sonawane, CEO, Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited

      Presenter:

      ·         Low Carbon IPT Action Plan for Udaipur - Ravi Gadepalli, Consultant, CapaCITIES

      ·         Operationalisation plan of  E-rickshaw for Last Mile connectivity in Gwalior - City Representative

      Moderator: Vivek Chandra, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation / Ashish Rao Ghorpade, ICLEI South Asia

      Hackathon

      ·         Presentation/Mentoring Session 3

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      16:00 – 16:30

      Tea Break (Central Lawn)

      16:30 – 18:00

      Plenary Session 2 – Challenges in Implementing Electric Mobility in India (Panel Discussion)

      (Hall – Banyan)

      Chairperson – Mr Yaduvendra Mathur, Additional Secretary Knowledge (Innovation Hub (KIH), Niti  Aayog (TBC)

      Co-Chair - Mr Ajai Mathur, Managing Director & CEO, Urban Mass Transit Company Ltd. (UMTC)

      Presenter – Mr Laghu  Parashar, Consultant, UMTC

      Moderator – GIZ

      ·         Mr. N. Raja, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private (TBC)

      ·         Mr Mahesh Babu, CEO, Mahindra Electric Mobility (TBC)

      ·         Dr Arun Kumar Verma, Joint Secretary (Distribution), Ministry of Power (TBC)

      ·         Ms Archana Agrawal , Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power (TBC)

      ·         Mr Priyank Bharti, Executive Director, Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU) (TBC)

      ·         Mr Weimin Zhou, Transport Specialist (China Team), World Bank

      Hackathon

      ·         Participants continue to ideate

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      Day 3 – 04.11.2018

      09:30 – 11:00

      Research Symposium 3 - Public Transport Planning & Shared Mobility  

      (Hall – Mimosa)

      Chairperson -  Dr P.K. Sarkar, Director, Asian Institute of Transport Development

      ·         Ms R Kanika Gounder, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      ·         Mr Manish Kumar Roy, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

      ·         Ms Divyanka Dhok, CEPT University, Ahmedaba

      ·         Dr. Ankit Kathuria, VNIT

      ·         Ms Priyangi Panchal, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      Research Symposium 4 - Integrating Land Use Transportation Planning & NMT

      (Hall – Tamarind)

      Chairperson –  Dr Sanjay Gupta, Head of Department, School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi

      ·         Ms Amrinder Kaur, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      ·         Ms Avni Mehta, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      ·         Ms Abhansha Somvanshi, , CEPT University, Ahmedabad

      ·         Mr Shubham Arora, School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi

      Round Table 8 – Better Bus Systems (Sponsored by WRI) (Hall – Arjuna)

      Chairperson – Mr V. Ponnuraj, Managing Director, Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation

      Moderator – Mr Madhav Pai, India Director, WRI Ross Centre for Sustainable Cities/ Mr Amit Bhatt, Director, Integrated Urban Transport, WRI India

      Presenter - Mr Pawan Mulukutla, Head, Urban Innovation and Integrated Transport, WRI India

      Hackathon                                                        

      ·         Participants continue to ideate

      ·         Hackathon ends

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      Round Table 3 – New Initiatives in Metro

      (Hall – Arjuna)

      Chairperson – Director, Rolling Stock

      Co-Chair – Director, Finance

      ·         Making Metro systems Green and Eco Friendly - Pune Metro

      ·         Multi modal Integration and First & Last Mile Connectivity - Nagpur Metro

      ·         Interface between Propulsion and Braking System in Modern Metro Rolling Stock – Mr Jha, Bangalore Metro

      ·         Metro Rail Experience  in China - Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist & Community of Practice Lead for ToD

      11:00 – 11:30

      Tea Break (Central Lawn)

      11:30 – 13:00

      Technical Session 7 – Urban Freight

      (Hall – Mimosa)

      Chairperson - Mr Virendra Singh, Municipal Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (TBC)

      ·         Urban freight and cycling policies - Mr. Martin Schmied, Head of Division, Transport, Noise Pollution and Spatial Development Umweltbundesamt (supported by GIZ)

      ·         Urban Freight - Ecologistics project - Mr Ashish Rao Ghorpare, ICLEI

      ·         Enormity of Urban Freight in Indian Cities -  Mr Vikas Sethia, Co-founder, Intelligent Transportation System for Delivery Optimization Shared Transportation

      ·         Mr. Christoph Nedopil, PD Sino-German Cooperation on Low Carbon Transport, GIZ (supported by GIZ)

      Technical Session 8 – Non Motorized Transport (NMT)

      (Hall – Tamarind)

      Chairperson – MD, Kochi Metro

      ·         NMT -  Mr Sebastian Ibold, Project Manager, Sino-German Cooperation on Low-Carbon Transport, Beijing, China (sponsored by GIZ)

      ·         PBS Experience from China - Mr Gerald Paul Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist & Community of Practice Lead for TOD, World Bank (supported by World Bank)

      ·         Mr Jonathan Orlando González Antonio, Technologic Innovation Chief of Departmental Unit, Ministry of Mobility, Mexico City (supported by GIZ)

      ·         Edappally Junction Improvement and Pedestrian Safety Project -- Shri Chandrababu S, GM (Civil), Projects, Kochi Metro Rail Limited

      Round Table 9 – Improving Access to Metro Rail Systems through Innovative Technologies (Sponsored by WRI)

      (Hall – Laburnum)

      Chairperson – Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI India

      Presenter – Mr Sudeept Maiti, Senior Manager- Integrated Transport, WRI India

      Moderator – Mr Pawan Mulukutla, Head- Urban Innovation &Integrated Transport, WRI India

      Panelist

      ·         Mr   N.V. S. Reddy, Hyderabad Metro - Accessibility and Street Rejuvenation for Hyderabad Metro (supported by  KFW)

      ·         Dr. Mangu Singh, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail  Corporation

      ·         Mr. Ajay Seth, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. 

      ·         Mr. Pankaj Kumar Bansal, Managing Director, Chennai Metro Rail Ltd.

      ·         Ms. Ashwini Bhide IAS, Managing Director, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

      ·         Mr. Madhav Pai, Director, WRI India

      ·         Mr. Amit Bhatt, Director, WRI India

      Round Table 10 –  How to Improve Ecosystem for Electric Vehicles in Cities for Green Mobility (sponsored by UNEP DTU Partnership)

      (Hall – Arjuna)

      Chairperson  - Ms M. Janaki, DS (UT), MoHUA (tbc)                                                                                                 

      Opening remarks - Mr Atul Bagai, Country Head, UN Environment

      Presenter – Dr. Subash Dhar / Dr Talat Munshi, UNEP DTU Partnership

      Moderator – Mr. Rahul Bagadia, pManifold

      Hackathon

      ·         Review of outputs by Jury

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      13:00 -   14:30

      Lunch (Central Lawn)

      14:30 – 16:00

      Plenary Session 3- Innovations and Challenges in Metro Rail Implementation/ Operations in India

      (Hall – Banyan)

      Chairperson – Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

      Moderator- Ms Ashwini Bhide, Managing Director, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

      ·         Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro

      ·         Mr P.K. Bansal, Managing Director, Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. (improving metro ridership)

      ·         Mr P.S. Kharola, CMD, Air India (TBC) (managing & Implementing large public transport projects)

      ·         Mr Ajay Seth, MD Bangalore Metro (to give a short presentations on funding options)

      ·         Mr Bharat Modgil, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (TBC) (making Mumbai line one happen)

      ·         Mr Elias George, Chairman, Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare practice,  KPMG (making metro successful)

      ·         Paycraft (from closed to open loop AFC in metro) (TBC)

      Hackathon

      ·         Review of outputs by Jury

      ·         Finalization of winners

      (Hall – Rangayan)

      16:00 – 16:30

      Tea Break (Central Lawn)

      16:30 – 18:00

      Valedictory Session

      (Hall – Banyan)

      ·         Welcome Address by Mr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro

      ·         Address by Mr Nitin Kareer, Principal Secretary (UD), Government of Maharashtra

      ·         Address by Mrs. Nanda Jichkar, Mayor of Nagpur

      ·         Presentation of Awards for Excellence in Urban Transport & Urban Mobility Awards by Minister, Government of Maharashtra

      ·         Valedictory Address by Hon’ble Mr Chandrashekhar Bawankule Minister of Energy, New and Renewable Energy, Government of Maharashtra

      ·         Concluding Remarks and Launch of UMI 2019 by Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

       

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